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Mount Washington Cog Railway

Base Road, Six miles off Route 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03575
800-922-8825
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Scenic Railroads, Specialty Museums, Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/train, Skiing
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Owner description: Climb to the top of Mount Washington on the world's first mountain-climbing Cog Railway trains!

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Nashville, Michigan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

On our recent trip to New Hampshire we chose as one of our side trips a day on the Cog Railway. It turned out to be a enjoyable relaxing trip up the mountain. As we rose higher and higher the temperatures dropped till we were in a "winter wonderland". Ice coated the brush and trees. Unfortunately because of high winds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

So much fun. How oftencan you see snow in october? The views from the top were great and the old fashioned steam engine was really cool

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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99 reviews 99 reviews
35 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I'm not sure if I am grateful or disappointed the fog was so thick that I could not see most of the the way up and down the mountain. The "brake man"/ tour guide on the way up was more informative than the way down, although the brakes on the way down were probably of greater focus. The top of... More

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Southwick, Ma.
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We had a great trip up the mountain even though it was snowing. The brakeman gave us many interesting tidbits of information.

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great neck, ny
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It was defintely something "to do," but having traveled many different places i can definitively say it was not worth the time or price to take this very very very slow train ride with small kids. The view at the top is nice, but nothing like you'll see elsewhere in the world. The train was so painfully slow and a... More

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Jefferson City
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My husband was excited! I was terrified! Can I do this? Even after buying my ticket, I had doubts. Would I get motion sickness? Would I panic going up the steep hills so close to the cliffs? Well, decided to go for it!!! I will confess, I didn't look out the window going up and once I got to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have had a visit to Mt Washington on my bucket list for the last several years so you can imagine that I was delighted that it was still running at the end of October. Especially bearing in mind the unpredictable weather at that time of year. The ride was in my opinion expensive $66. It was cold and pretty... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is quite the experience. The ride is loud, cold, crowded, and STEEP! But it should not be missed.

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Englewood, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

we picked the best day for the views have been before but too windy then to go right to top. this time we made it but 12 deg with a really strong wind so very cold. worth the trip could almost see to the coast.

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NJ
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A truly unique experience. Fantastic views and the guys on the trains do a great job of narrating the trip.

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